Records made by De Castro

Records: 39

The following is a list of the records made by De Castro in species name order.

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code(s) Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
110791 Andropogon schirensis 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1379 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 25

Dominant to subdominant species on deep, light brown to white sands in Julbernardia/Brachystegia woodland near coast.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
110792 Andropogon schirensis 17 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1384 L Fish BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 0

Common to dominant grass in Julbernardia/Brachystegia woodland on deep, light brown sands.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108710 Asparagus falcatus var. falcatus 24 Mar 2015 A De Castro
A De Castro 1602a JE Burrows BNRH
Temane district. 17.5 km SSW of SASOL plant. 0 Mozambique 2134D4 GI 47

In understorey of patch of short forest (sensu Edwards 1983) on termite mound in short open/closed woodland on red-brown clay loams. Common in forest patches on termite mounds.

-21.902750 34.993861 6
110793 Brachiaria arrecta 19 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1378 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 14

In seasonally inundated parts of the Govuru River floodplain in dense reed-beds dominated by Typha capensis, Phragmites australis and especially Cladium mariscus.

-21.723722 35.136167 6
108507 Carissa tetramera 2 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1401 P Bester BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 29

Shrub up to 1 m in height. Dominant shrub in understorey of dense short thicket and tall forest mosaic on light brown loamy sand soils. Dominant trees include Spirostachys africana, Strychnos potatorum, Strychnos madagascariensis, Mimusops obtusifoli

-21.676778 35.050611 6
110794 Chrysopogon serrulatus 18 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1374 L Fish LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 35

Plants co-dominant with Imperata cylindrica on periodically inundated and seasonally saturated light brown sands on upper edge of Govuru River floodplain.

-21.719472 35.165167 6
109789 Croton gratissimus var. gratissimus 15 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1609 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2135C3 GI 45

Common shrub (up to 4 m tall) in dense thicket on red-brown loamy sand. Thicket habitat heavily fragmented by clearing for cultivation.

-21.781750 35.008250 6
109793 Croton madandensis 16 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1610 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2134D4 GI 48

In short thicket with patches of forest on brown sandy loams. Common shrub 1 m tall.

6
109494 Cuscuta campestris 4 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. AM Makwarela BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 13

Abundant species parasitizing grasses and ferns, growing in a peatland (mire) of a coastal stream.

-21.669264 35.247889 6
110795 Digitaria milanjiana 12 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1382 AC Mashau BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 31

Common on brown sandy loams in short closed woodland dominated by Vitex payos, Piliostigma thonningii and Lannea stuhlmannii.

-21.730111 35.056694 6
109511 Eleocharis dulcis 18 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1386 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 0

Common in shallow (ca. 50 cm) standing water of permanent zone of a lake in the floodplain of the Govuru River.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109512 Eleocharis variegata 5 Mar 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C2 GI 9

Common to dominant species in marsh vegetation of peatland (mire) of a coastal stream.

-21.676278 35.257056 6
110265 Erianthemum dregei 21 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1605 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C3 GI 58

Parasitic shrub parasitizing Julbernardia globiflora in Julbernardia globiflora/Brachystegia spiciformis short closed woodland (sensu Edwards 1983).-x000D- Altitude 58 m a.s.l.

-21.764167 35.223278 6
109895 Eriosema psoraleoides 27 Mar 2015 A De Castro
A De Castro 1604 A De Castro LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2134D4 GI 47

On outer edge of the Goruvu River floodplain grassland dominated by Imperata cylindrica, Andropogon eucomus and Dactyloctenium geminatum. -x000D- Single-stemmed shrub up to 2 m in height sometimes forming dense stands.

-21.902750 34.993861 6
110666 Eulophia angolensis 25 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1372 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 13

In approximately 20 ha 'Flats Wetland', situated some 2 km from the coast, which is the source of the perennial stream. Plants rare and growing only in 1 m deep permanently saturated peat with patches of open water with Nymphaea nouchali. Vegetation

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109515 Fuirena umbellata 18 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1387 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 0

Common in 50 cm deep water on the margins of the permanently inundated zone of a lake on the Govuru River floodplain.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109272 Gymnosporia mossambicensis subsp. mossambicensis 2 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1399 M Jordaan JJ Meyer BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 29

Shrub up to 1.6 m tall, growing in understorey of dense short thicket dominated by Spirostachys africana and Strychnos potatorum. Other understorey shrubs include Carissa praetermissa, Uvaria gracilipes and Pavetta gracillima. Soil: light brown loamy

-21.676778 35.050611 6
111195 Heinsia crinita subsp. parviflora 24 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1611 JE Burrows BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 30

Common shrub in understorey of 'coastal forest'.

-21.695556 35.244500 6
109013 Hermannia glanduligera 24 Mar 2015 A De Castro
A De Castro 1603 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2134D4 GI 47

Common in short open/closed woodland (see Edwards, 1983) on red-brown sandy clay loams. Dominant trees: Combretum molle Strychnos madagascariensis, Sclerocarya birrea and Combretum imberbe. Plant 50 cm tall, multi-stemmed shrub with pale pink flowers

-21.902750 34.993861 6
110797 Hyparrhenia filipendula 14 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1383 A De Castro LMA
BNRH
Temane district. 0 Mozambique 2135C3 GI 31

Moist soils (not wetland soils); soils: brown sandy loams. Short closed woodlands in bottom land situation in very gently undulating terrain.

-21.785111 35.043611 6
110263 Lindsaea ensifolia 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1362 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 27

Uncommon fern on margins of a valley bottom wetland which comprises the headwaters of a short coastal stream. Plants occur on the margins of seasonally inundated zone, on white sands that are seasonally saturated.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
110270 Lycopodiella caroliniana 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1359 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 27

Common on seasonally saturated white sands at the margins of a valley bottom wetland. Occurs just below the fringing Syzygium woodland.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
110380 Nymphoides thunbergiana 5 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. JJ Meyer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C2 GI 9

Common to dominant. Floating-leaved aquatic on margins of a peatland (mire) in coastal stream.

-21.676278 35.257056 6
110672 Oeceoclades maculata 14 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1371a DM McMurtry BNRH
Temane 0 Mozambique 2135C3 GI 47

Plants strongly rhizomatous and with thick fleshy roots. Leaves highly inconspicuous and plants almost impossible to detect if not in flower. Leaves with camouflage pattern. 10 plants counted. Rare. In 90% shade on forest floor in dense leaf litter

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110823 Polygala capillaris 4 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. MS Mothogoane BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 13

Common on white, hydromorphic sands that are organically enriched, on the margins of a mire (peatland) which forms the source of a coastal stream.

-21.667139 35.248833 6
109517 Pycreus nitidus 5 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C2 GI 9

Common in marsh vegetation of peatland (mire) in coastal stream.

-21.676278 35.257056 6
109519 Rhynchospora holoschoenoides 19 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1390 C Archer LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 0

In marsh vegetation, seasonally saturated sands of a seasonal drainage line which forms part of the Govuru River catchment.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109520 Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1366 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 25

Sub-dominant in seasonally saturated sands of coastal channelled valley-bottom wetland. Also occurs on patches of peat substrates in wetland.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
109521 Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana 22 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1389 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C2 GI 9

Sub-dominant on permanently saturated peat substrates, dominated by Trichopteryx dregeana in a coastal perennial channelled valley-bottom wetland.

-21.723528 35.255889 6
109518 Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1367 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 25

Seasonally saturated white sands with thin organic horizon, on margins of coastal channelled valley-bottom wetland.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
110808 Schizachyrium sanguineum 18 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1381 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 18

Common on deep white to light brown sands in Julbernardia/Brachystegia closed woodland. Most abundant on seasonally moist sands along drainage lines.

-21.725306 35.153250 6
109524 Schoenus nigricans 18 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1388 C Archer PRE
LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 17

In seasonally saturated and periodically inundated soils on the margins of the Govuru floodplain.

-21.726528 35.143667 6
109525 Scleria catophylla 4 May 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 13

Common on white, hydromorphic sands that are organically enriched, on the margins of a mire (peatland) which forms the source of a coastal stream.

-21.667139 35.248833 6
110268 Tapinanthus dependens 17 Feb 2015 A De Castro
A De Castro 1607 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 46

Parasitic shrub on Brachystegia spiciformis in Brachystegia/Julbernardia short closed woodland on white to light brown sands in the Govuru River catchment.-x000D- Altitude 46 m a.s.l.

-21.735444 35.191556 6
110810 Tricholaena monachne 23 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1377 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 54

In Julbernardia/Brachystegia short closed woodland on deep, light brown sands near the coast. Common grass.

-21.731528 35.213722 6
110811 Trichopteryx dregeana 23 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1375 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C2 GI 10

Dominant grass on peat substrates in a channelled valley-bottom weyland that forms the headwaters of a short (< 5 km) coastal stream.

-21.723528 35.255889 6
110778 Uapaca nitida var. nitida 24 Mar 2015 A De Castro
A De Castro 1602 JE Burrows BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 35

Dominant tree in narrow band of riparian short closed woodland (sensu Edwards, 1983). Fringing a c. 8 ha. 'wetland flat' that is the source of a small tributary of the Goveru River. Completely confined to riparian fringing woodland. Trees up to 7m t

-21.735944 35.170944 6
110250 Utricularia firmula 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1392 B. Busch BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 25

Headwaters of a short coastal stream. On margin of seasonally inundated zone, on white seasonally saturated sands with a thin organic A-horizon. Uncommon.

-21.631222 35.215944 6
110251 Utricularia scandens 11 Feb 2014 A De Castro
A De Castro 1393 B. Busch BNRH
Inhassoro district. 0 Mozambique 2135C1 GI 25

In coastal valley-bottom wetland. Growing in seasonally to permanently inundated central zone. Twining on stems of grasses and sedges.

-21.631222 35.215944 6


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records made by De Castro.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=1269, retrieved 9 December 2021

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